The future of dentistry is here!

January 8th, 2016

What would you do if your dentist told you they were going to print you a replacement tooth? What if they went on to say that this would also aid in keeping your mouth free of bacteria? I know, it sounds pretty ridiculous, like something you’d find in some kind of futuristic film. But this […]

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Most people don’t realise that this is illegal…

January 1st, 2016

It’s time to talk about teeth whitening again! This week we’re going to take a look into the legalities of the procedure… By law, teeth whitening can only be carried out by registered dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists and clinical dental technicians working to the prescription of a dentist. Why is this so important? Many […]

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Flossing – the good, the bad and the ugly.

December 25th, 2015

What if I told you that there’s a bad side to flossing? You probably wouldn’t believe me. Allow me elaborate… Flossing at its core isn’t a bad process, as you’ve probably heard from your dentist, it’s an efficient way to get rid of plaque that a standard toothbrush simply cannot reach. Plaque is a major […]

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Eight little tips for maintaining your teeth…

December 18th, 2015

One of the things I get asked about the most as a dentist is for tips on how to maintain healthy teeth on a day-to-day basis. So here you go guys – these are my eight pointers to keep your mouth happy and healthy: 1. Always clean before bed This seems pretty obvious, but you’d […]

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Don’t fall for this latest teeth-whitening fad!

December 11th, 2015

Time and time again these “natural” teeth whitening trends pop up around the Internet. Unfortunately people constantly fall for them, wasting time, money and energy on something that isn’t really going to give them a whiter smile and can even cause harm to your teeth. The only way forward when it comes to teeth whitening […]

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Statistically speaking, the ancient Romans had better teeth than we do today…

December 4th, 2015

I know it sounds pretty crazy, but it’s absolutely true! After months of research studying CAT scans of the remains of 30 men, women and children who perished beneath the ashes of Pompeii’s Mount Vesuvius, scientists found something incredible… These Ancient Romans lived long before the days of modern dentistry but yet they had impressively […]

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How should you be cleaning your teeth?

November 27th, 2015

How many times a day do brush your teeth? For how long? Do you get into all the nooks and crannies, areas where bacteria likes to hide, or sugar likes to cling? We all do it… a quick once over in the morning before we go to work, an even quicker brushing session before you […]

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Don’t let stained teeth rain on your parade…

November 20th, 2015

When out on nights out and your friends are snapping photos of the evening’s best moments, are you always staring into the camera with pursed lips because you’re ashamed of your teeth? Do you suffer from dental discoloration? Maybe your teeth are a teensy bit too creamy around the sides, or they may harbour significant […]

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Would this make you come for a check-up?

November 13th, 2015

If you were offered a free filling, extraction or cleaning for just one day, would you take that opportunity with open arms? I found teeny article that piqued my interest. http://www.wxyz.com/news/dentistry-from-the-heart-event-will-provide-free-dental-care-for-adults Dentistry from the Heart… it’s a cute title, and I’m sure it will make all 50 people happier, especially those from less fortunate backgrounds […]

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The right dentist for your family…

November 6th, 2015

Keeping your teeth in tip-top order is imperative to not only a healthy mouth and good oral hygiene, but also a cracking, pearly white smile. Nobody wants teeth that are stained, crooked or worse, missing… …but what if you’ve a whole family to think about other than yourself? Your children’s teeth are important too, you […]

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